The Government of El Salvador led the implementation of the Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) in 2017, and launched the VACS report in 2019.
The El Salvador Ministry of Justice coordinated the implementation of the VACS, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Organization for Migration (IOM), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and other Together for Girls partners.
VACS completed, implementing response
Explore the results from a secondary analysis of VACS data by Together for Girls, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and Global Affairs Canada.
Explore data from the Honduras and El Salvador Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) reports launched in 2019.
Explore the data in El Salvador's Violence Against Children and Youth Survey (VACS) report.
Every child deserves to be safe at home, in their communities, and at school. However, findings from the VACS show that many children experience school-related gender-based violence. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
The three-year investment seeks to address barriers to education for girls and adolescent girls in the Northern Triangle, Colombia, and sub-Saharan Africa.